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January 03, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the long wait for TLS 1.3 and the effects -- positive and negative -- the delays have had for enterprise security.
December 29, 2017
Protocol scrutiny is good for the upcoming TLS 1.3 update as the process continues to expose, and fix, problems.
June 15, 2017
Microsoft claims recent WannaCry attacks did not influence the decision to disable SMBv1 by default in the next major Windows updates.
June 13, 2017
The recent IPv6 update from the IETF introduces new security and privacy recommendations. Expert Fernando Gont explains these changes and what they mean for organizations.
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Despite fixing important security problems, the official TLS 1.3 release date keeps getting pushed back, in part due to failures in middlebox implementations. Continue Reading
Organizations are recognizing the need for network access control systems, but it is important to evaluate and perform research before you invest in enterprise NAC products. Continue Reading
IPv6 deployment is looming, but what does this mean for the security of IoT devices? Expert Fernando Gont explains. Continue Reading
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Network access control systems keep rogue or compromised devices off of corporate networks. See how they work and the other security technologies with which they work. Continue Reading
IPv6 addresses can be used in a number of ways that can strengthen information security. Expert Fernando Gont explains the basics of IPv6 address usage for enterprises. Continue Reading
Expert Fernando Gont explains how Internet Control Message Protocol version 6 can be used by threat actors to stage a simple, yet effective, denial-of-service attack. Continue Reading
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The latest draft version of TLS 1.3 is out, and it will likely affect enterprises that use cloud services. Expert Ed Moyle explains the impact on users and their monitoring controls. Continue Reading
Enterprises learn how to prepare for IPv6 with DDoS attack tools. Michael Cobb further addresses the inevitable attacks and what users can do. Continue Reading
A domain name system is a widely used protocol, but new research shows how threat actors can use DNS TXT records for cyberattacks. Nick Lewis explains this new DNS threat. Continue Reading
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After eight years, Joomla discovered an LDAP vulnerability that could be exploited by threat actors. Learn how the attack works from expert Matt Pascucci. Continue Reading
The WannaCry TCP port 445 exploit returned the spotlight to Microsoft's long-abused networking port. Network security expert Kevin Beaver explains how to detect and defend such attacks. Continue Reading
To find out if your IPv6 network has been updated to RFC 7217, you can perform a test using the interface identifier. Expert Fernando Gont explains how to do this. Continue Reading